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" Gentlemen may cry peace! peace! but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that... "
An Essay on Elocution: With Elucidatory Passages from Various Authors. To ... - Page 119
by John Hanbury Dwyer - 1845 - 300 pages
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Orthopony; Or the Cultivation of the Voice, in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - 1849
...by any force which our enemy can send against us. " But, sir, we shall not fight our battles alpne. There is a just God, who presides over the destinies...would they have ? — Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? — Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know...
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Orthophony; Or The Cultivation of the Voice in Elocution: A Manual of ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1849 - 294 pages
...alone. There is a just God, who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up frierMs to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not...would they have ? — Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? — Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north, will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms I Our brethren are already in the field ! Why stand...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 312 pages
...exhausted ? Let us not, I beseech you, sir, deceive ourselves longer. Sir, we have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now...what would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - Founding Fathers of the United States - 1850 - 306 pages
...Boston ! The war is inevitable — and let it come ! ! I repeat it, sir, let it come ! ! ! " It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may...What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! — I know...
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The National Speaker: Containing Exercises, Original and Selected, in Prose ...

Henry Bartlett Maglathlin - Elocution - 1851 - 324 pages
...plains of Boston ! The war is inevitable — and let it come ! I repeat it, sir, — let it come ! It is vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may...what would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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The New American Speaker: A Collection of Oratorical and Dramatical Pieces ...

John Celivergos Zachos - Elocution - 1851 - 552 pages
...gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren aro already in the field. Why stand we here idle ? What...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Heaven ! — I know not what...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...the God of Hosts, is all that is left us ! 128. TEE WAB INEVITABLE, MAKCH, 1775. — Patrick Henry. THEY tell us, Sir, that we are weak, — unable to...What would they have ? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 558 pages
...peace. The war is actually begun ! The next gale that sweeps from the North will bring to our cars the clash of resounding arms ! Our brethren are already...What would they have ? Is life SO dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery ? Forbid it, Almighty God ! I know not...
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Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen, Volume 13

Languages, Modern - 1853
...of Boston! The war is inevitable — and let it come!! I repeat it, sir, let it come!!! It is rain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, peace,...What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! — I know not...
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